What TV Card

  Noldi 10:29 20 Nov 05

I’m looking for advice, my son has asked for a TV card (external, USB) for a lap top Running XP Pro. As I understand this allows you to watch TV on your lap top and to record the programs. Any suggestions on what is the best will be gratefully received.


PS Birthday is on Thursday

  pj123 14:51 20 Nov 05

Try this one. Needs Windows XP though.

click here

  Stuartli 14:56 20 Nov 05

There's a similar model from TwinHan. See:

click here

  pj123 14:59 20 Nov 05

Meant to say Ebuyer has it in stock at around £43.

click here

  pj123 15:14 20 Nov 05

Sorry, last link didn't work. Try this:

click here

Agree with Stuartli, but the twinhan doesn't seem to have its own aerial, whereas the Freecom does.

  PaulB2005 15:18 20 Nov 05

I also have the Freecom one - watching it now! However you might need to replace the supplied aerial with a small indoor one.

  Stuartli 17:51 20 Nov 05

TwinHan is also about to release a SmartView model that will allow LCD monitors and TVs to be used for digital terrestial broadcasts and act as a PVR for your computer system:

click here

  diy 20:25 20 Nov 05

The reviews here click here may be helpful.

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